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MESSENGER. A person appointed to perform certain duties, generally of a
2. In England, a messenger appointed under the bankrupt laws, is an
officer who is authorized to execute the lawful commands of commissioners of
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Killing the Messenger
opens with short, engaging narratives about journalists reporting on conventional war.
First, create a culture in which telling the most valued commodity, not one in which killing the messenger
is the answer to any problem.
Rather than taking and killing the messenger
, be mature enough to stand up and ask the question.